Definition of bluet
: any of several perennial North American herbs (genus Hedyotis synonym Houstonia) of the madder family; especially : one (Hedyotis caerulea synonym Houstonia caerulea) having tufted stems and bluish, white, or purplish flowers with yellow centers
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There are Johnny-jump-ups and spring beauties and little bluets.
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Origin and Etymology of bluet
probably from 1blue
First Known Use: circa 1821See Words from the same year
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